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Savour an all-inclusive twelve-night Celebrity Cruise around the jewels of Asia, paired with a fully-escorted, unforgettable six-night tour of Japan, discovering spectacular Kyoto, Tokyo and Mount Fuji during cherry blossom season

Start this incredible adventure with a two-night hotel stay in Singapore, a captivating city-state that stunningly blends east and west. You’ll then embark the sophisticated cruise ship, Celebrity Millennium®, for a remarkable twelve-night, all-inclusive cruise through Asia.

After a day at sea, you’ll make two stops in southern Vietnam: dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, the storied former Saigon and lovely beach city, Nha Trang, cradled in one of the world’s most beautiful bays.  Following a day cruising, you’ll enjoy two days’ port of call in Hong Kong, China, one of the most dazzling and popular metropolises on Earth, then after another day at sea, you’ll reach East Asia and Taiwan’s modern capital city, Taipei, still charming with rich cultural heritage. After a day cruising, you’ll finally arrive in Japan and coastal city, Kagoshima, ‘The Naples of the East,’ where active volcano, Mount Sakurajima, takes centre-stage.

Enjoy one final cruise day before disembarking in Yokohama for your six-night, fully escorted tour of Japan, starting with a fascinating sightseeing tour of historic Kamakura, ‘The Kyoto of the east'. You’ll then continue to Tokyo, Japan’s intoxicating capital, where the next day, you’ll relish free time to discover this one-of-a-kind megacity. 

An overnight stay at mountainous Hakone comes paired with an unforgettable full-day tour in and around iconic Mount Fuji, a striking, conical-shaped active volcano, which includes a boat cruise on its caldera lake. Then travel on the high-speed ‘bullet train’ (Shinkansen) to Kyoto, Japan’s former imperial capital and today, a beautifully preserved city boasting a staggering number of historically and culturally significant structures. Discover some of these, along with traditional Japanese experiences, on a memorable sightseeing tour and three-night stay.

Your unforgettable Japan tour coincides with the start of the legendary cherry blossom season; not only a truly enchanting sight, but an iconic natural event, deeply symbolic of Japanese cultural and philosophical beliefs. You may get the opportunity to join locals in the traditional outdoor custom of ‘hanami’ – enjoying the exquisite mass of pink cherry tree blossoms!

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The Celebrity Millennium® Experience

One of the shining lights of the ultra-luxurious Celebrity fleet, the Celebrity Millennium® oozes sophistication and is a superb choice for those seeking a refined and elegant cruise with all the modern facilities you could imagine. Especially as this thoroughly modern vessel has undergone a major revamp. Exquisite design, with clever use of natural light throughout its public areas, enhances the stunningly attractive ambience of this beautiful cruise ship and promotes an atmosphere of calm from the moment you step on board. As the Celebrity Millennium® is a super-sized ship, you’ll be delighted to discover that there are not only a fantastic array of activities, dining and entertainment choices geared to all ages, but also an ample amount of deck and promenade spaces, designed to give you the most relaxing and exciting cruise holiday possible.

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Dining

Wine and dine in the ship’s stylishly reimagined restaurants and lounges in a variety of surrounds and savour a dazzling and unique array of dining choices that focus on global delicacies prepared using the freshest ingredients. You’ll surely find something mouth-watering on board whatever your taste and appetite. .
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Activities

You’ll find there is so much to do on board, whatever takes your interest and mood. With over 50 activities to choose from, Junior cruisers will love the Camp at Sea programme, while grown-ups should head to The Solarium, a relaxing adults-only pool and hot tub experience. There’s even a jogging track on the top deck, plus an impressive Art Gallery, providing ample artful activities.
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Entertainment

Evenings can be as action-packed as your relaxing days cruising. Take a seat in the main theatre for dazzling shows and performances, or if you’re feeling lucky, play the hottest slots and table games at The Casino. The rooftop alfresco movie theatre supplies plenty of entertainment for all the family.

Your 20 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 2

2 - 3 March 2024

Welcome to Singapore, a scintillating city-state where east seamlessly meets west

Arrive in Singapore, or ‘The Lion City,’ for an exciting two-night hotel stay. At first glance, this small, diamond-shaped island just off the coast of Malaysia gleams with modernism and commercialism, making it appear more western than eastern. But as you explore this vibrant city-state, you'll uncover its eclectic mix of cultures, religions, ancient treasures and British colonial heritage, resulting in a truly unique Singaporean identity. This cultural fusion is perhaps best expressed in Singapore's incredible cuisine and street food, famous the world over and a national obsession and its colourful multi-ethnic quarters, such as Little India, Kampong Glam and Chinatown, which each offer distinctive historical, cultural and culinary experiences.

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Day 3

4 March 2024

Depart Singapore, embark the sophisticated Celebrity Millennium® cruise ship for an unforgettable voyage

Today you’ll embark the sophisticated Celebrity Millennium®. Rich in luxurious design and armed with the finest leisure, dining and entertainment choices, this fantastic cruise ship offers one of the most elegant and memorable experiences on the ocean waves. After a major revamp, the Celebrity Millennium® has undergone an amazing transformation, that amongst many features, now includes spa-inspired staterooms, reimagined restaurants and lounges and the latest technology across the entire ship. For the next twelve unforgettable nights on this epic voyage, you’ll relish the ultimate in cruising and ocean-wave indulgence.

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Day 4

5 March 2024

Enjoy a day at sea and all the superbly diverse facilities your fantastic cruise ship can offer

With so many things to do and see on board, you’ll relish your day cruising to explore what the fantastic Celebrity Millennium® has to offer! With a superb range of dining, activity and entertainment options, you’re sure to find the perfect place to match the mood and occasion. Culture lovers should head to the Art Gallery, boasting one of the world's largest permanent collections of contemporary art, but if you’re in need of some retail therapy, the European-inspired Piazza and elegant Galleria tempts with chic modern boutiques and fine jewellery stores. For those seeking plenty of action, The Casino offers a sophisticated ambiance and a thrilling atmosphere.

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Day 5

6 March 2024

Experience the pulsating energy and unique Saigonese culture of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, dynamic Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s largest, most cosmopolitan city and arguably the nation’s most exhilarating destination; its sheer raw energy and amiable locals never fails to charm. Despite rapidly developing as a modern metropolis, with a cityscape of glittering high-rises, the old legacies of momentous history and a unique and endearing Saigonese character are still evident. The city’s main attractions cover magnificent colonial buildings from the French Indochina era when Saigon was lauded as the ‘Paris of the Orient’ and historic legacies from the Vietnam War. Be sure to sample Saigon’s world-renowned street food and the atmospheric café culture.

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Day 6

7 March 2024

Savour the freshest seafood, scenic islands and golden sand beaches of Vietnam’s laid-back beach city, Nha Trang

Positioned alongside an extensive stretch of southern coastline, cradled in what is regarded as ‘One of the world’s most beautiful bays', Nha Trang has long enjoyed status as one of Vietnam’s top beach destinations for both domestic and international travellers and boasts some of the country's finest luxury resorts. The beautiful municipal beach and scenic promenade running through the city centre, the snorkelling and cruising activities off stunning islands and exceptional fresh seafood are Nha Trang’s major drawcards. However, don’t miss fascinating cultural encounters too, such as the colourful, local fishing communities, the imposing White Buddha Statue and 12th century Po Nagar Cham Towers, remnants of an ancient Cham empire.

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Day 7

8 March 2024

Relish your time at sea, indulging in sublime wining and dining on board the Celebrity Millennium®

The sophisticated Main Restaurant offers globally inspired, artfully presented dishes, created by a Michelin-starred chef, part of the immersive and enriching fine-dining experience. Every sushi connoisseur's dream, Sushi on Five presents a modern take on traditional Japanese fare with locally sourced, authentically prepared sushi and other Japanese specialties. Meanwhile, Le Petit Chef presents a one-of-a-kind, new style of cruise ship dining where an augmented reality meets luxury cuisine: watch as an animated 3D character appears on your plate and prepares each course for a truly interactive, artistic evening.

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Days 8 - 9

9 - 10 March 2024

Experience the iconic sights and fast-paced energy of sensational Hong Kong

You’ll relish your two days port of call in Hong Kong, with ample time to explore one of the world’s most dazzling metropolises and its myriad of attractions and Oriental cultural delights. Discover a rich blend of Chinese traditions merges with British colonial heritage and modern-day attractions. Take an evening stroll along the shores of historic Victoria Harbour, the city’s pulsating heart, where you can marvel at one of the world’s most spectacular skylines and glittering harbourfront skyscrapers. Experience some of Hong Kong’s bustling night markets, such as Jade Market and Temple Street, where you can sample some of the city’s legendary shopping and street food. At Victoria Peak, the island’s loftiest point and historic landmark, you can take-in breathtaking 360-degree views across the city, harbour and outer islands.

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Day 10

11 March 2024

Recharge and relax on a leisurely day cruising the ocean waves

After all the excitement of the last few days, during this full cruise day, seize the opportunity to recharge on board before your next thrilling port of call! You’ll find plenty of tranquil spots to rest, revitalise and enjoy some well-deserved ‘me time.’ Lounge by the one of the inviting pools with an icy cold drink, or indulge yourself at The Solarium, where a relaxing pool and hot tub experience awaits. You can enjoy more revitalising time at The Retreat, an unparalleled holiday experience that incorporates a stunning suite, a private restaurant and an exclusive lounge that rivals any high-end international resort.

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Day 11

12 March 2024

Soak-up the captivating ancient and modern wonders of Taiwan’s capital, Taipei

In Taiwan, you’ll make a stop at Keelung port for the capital, Taipei, a rapidly developing metropolis, that still charms with rich Taiwanese cultural heritage. Here, you’ll experience a fascinating contrast of modern and traditional, urban and nature. Stroll around the neon-lit streets of fashionable Ximending District, epicentre of Taipei’s pop, fashion and alternative cultures and its pulsating Pedestrian Zone. You can admire 360-degree city views from the top of Taipei 101, one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers and a city landmark. For a sense of history, explore Dynastic-era temples, stroll through the massive Memorial Hall Square complex and at the National Palace Museum, admire ancient Chinese treasures that once belonged in Beijing. Be sure to savour scrumptious Taiwanese street food at the city’s lively night markets, such as Shilin.

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Day 12

13 March 2024

With a day at sea, find your inner peace and indulge in pampering at the ship’s luxury spa

Your holistic experience begins the moment you step on board the Celebrity Millennium®, with the ocean as the backdrop to your wellness journey. In the final days of your epic voyage, surrender your senses in the newly-redesigned The Spa, a luxurious sanctuary that offers a blissful escape within an escape. Destination Inspired Treatments, unique as the places visited, are just some of the indulgences on offer amongst more than 120 rejuvenating and innovative treatments. And at The Spa’s heart, the SEA Thermal Suite, relax amongst the eight distinct spaces, navigating your own individual path to wellness.

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Day 13

14 March 2024

Discover Japan’s ‘Naples of the East’ and a stunning active volcano in seaside city, Kagoshima

A charming seaside city on Japan's southern Kyushu Island, Kagoshima is often compared with the southern Italian city of Naples, even nicknamed ‘The Naples of the East,’ due to a similarly mild climate, palm tree-lined streets, sparkling bay and one of Japan’s most active volcanoes, Mount Sakurajima – Kagoshima's own Vesuvius. In fact, the magnificent views of Mount Sakurajima rising over Kinko Bay is one of Kagoshima’s most iconic sights, which you can explore. At its base, the Nagisa Lava Trail winds through lava fields filled with boulders and there are a number of soothing hot spring (Onsen) facilities in Sakurajima’s shadows. As a former seat of one of Japan's most powerful feudal clans, Kagoshima is also rich in history.

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Day 14

15 March 2024

Unwind at Celebrity Millennium®'s choice of chic and stylish bars and lounges

With a day of cruising at sea, you’ll have time to sample the sophisticated range of clubs, bars and lounges on board – unique destinations in themselves. Menus here present a diverse array of classics to complement the latest trends, as well as regions visited. At each venue, expect to be indulged with talented mixologists and a creative, passionate team of beverage specialists. Ideal for a pre- or post-dinner tipple, The Martini Bar and Crush dazzles with a high-energy show while concocting an intriguing menu of classic and contemporary Martinis, served on an ice-topped bar. Sit back and relax, listening to up-tempo tunes and savour a collection of rare vodkas. The Rendezvous Lounge is the perfect place to gather after dinner and enjoy live music, dancing and signature cocktails.

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Day 15

16 March 2024

Disembark in Yokohama and enjoy a sightseeing tour around historic Kamakura before continuing to Tokyo

Today, you’ll sail into Yokohama Port, the gateway to the Greater Tokyo area. After disembarking your cruise ship, you’ll transfer to Kamakura for a fascinating sightseeing tour. Once the political capital of medieval Japan, today, Kamakura is dubbed ‘The Kyoto of the east,’ thanks to its unrivalled architectural heritage, ancient shrines and temples and other cultural and historical monuments. On this tour, you’ll explore key sights, including The Great Buddha, a 13-metres-tall bronze statue cast in the 13th century which stands outdoors at Kotoku-in Temple. This, Japan’s second largest seated Buddha statue, is hollow, allowing you to step inside. You’ll also visit Hasedera Temple, a large Buddhist temple complex perched half-way up a mountain, famous for its wooden statue of an eleven-headed Kannon, then bustling Komachi Street, lined with dozens of souvenir shops, high-end kimono stores, chic cafés and traditional restaurants. Later, you’ll transfer to Tokyo, Japan’s captivating capital.

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Day 16

17 March 2024

Immerse yourself in the enthralling sights, sounds and experiences of intoxicating Tokyo

Enjoy a full day at your leisure in Tokyo, an intoxicating megacity where ultra-modern technology, neon-lit streets and futuristic skyscrapers effortlessly blend with ancient traditions. Among the city’s many highlights, you can visit iconic Meiji Shrine, an ancient Shinto shrine set amid a serene forest and the immaculate grounds of the majestic Imperial Palace, official residence of the revered Japanese Imperial family. Take your pick of fantastic shopping, dining and entertainment options in the upmarket district of Ginza, or dynamic Shibuya District – in the latter enclave, take a stroll across the ever-frenetic Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo’s iconic ‘Times Square’ landmark and the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing.

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Day 17

18 March 2024

In Hakone, experience iconic Mount Fuji, with a scenic crater lake cruise, sulphur spring encounter and thrilling cable-car ride

Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime day tour, allowing you to fully savour Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain and an active volcano, in all its iconic glory. You’ll first visit the Mount Fuji 5th Station, where you can admire stunning panoramic views from half-way up this snow-capped mountain, then Owakudani Valley, a popular spot for its surreal boiling sulphur vents and hot springs. Next, you’ll take an exciting gondola ride on the Ropeway Cable Car, revealing birds-eye views that extend to steam spiralling up from the volcano’s active hot springs. Your enthralling day is rounded-off with an idyllic boat cruise across serene Lake Ashi, embracing the natural beauty of the crater lake and on a clear day, incredible views of Mount Fuji. Later, you’ll enjoy an overnight stay in Hakone town.

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Day 18

19 March 2024

Travel on the exciting Japanese bullet train to Kyoto, a refined imperial city

Today, you’ll transfer to Mishima station to catch the ‘bullet train’ (Shinkansen) to Kyoto, Japan's iconic high-speed train and railway network, world-famous for their punctuality, comfort, efficiency, safety and speed, a thrilling way to travel through Japan’s countryside and a ‘must-do’ experience. You’ll then arrive in Kyoto, with the rest of the afternoon free at leisure. The former imperial capital of Japan, today, Kyoto ranks as one of Japan’s best-preserved historic cities, home to an incredible number of ancient temples, shrines and other historically and culturally significant structures. The historic quarters of Kyoto present the quintessential face of traditional Japan, presenting rare opportunities to experience centuries-old Japanese traditions.

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Day 19

20 March 2024

Enjoy a fascinating tour of Kyoto’s iconic historic and cultural treasures

Enjoy an exclusive day tour of Kyoto, taking in some of this refined city’s most significant sights. First stop is 17th century Nijo Castle, a former Kyoto residence of the first Shogun of the Edo period, regarded as the finest surviving example of castle palace architecture. You’ll be equally enthralled with Kinkakuji Temple and its top two floors encased in gold leaf. At another Zen temple, Ryoanji Temple, you can admire Japan's most famous rock garden and at the revered Shinto Fushimi Inari Shrine, take an unforgettable walk through the thousands of iconic vermilion torii gates straddling trails behind the main shrine buildings, which lead to forested Mount Inari. At ancient Kiyomizudera Temple, you’ll marvel at the expansive wooden stage jutting out from the main hall high above the hillside. Your final stop is Gion, Kyoto’s atmospheric geisha district, brimming with traditional wooden ‘machiya’ houses, where geishas entertain guests.

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Day 20

21 March 2024

Savour a day of leisure experiencing Kyoto’s traditional cultural, culinary and artistic aspects

Enjoy a full free day at your leisure in Kyoto, allowing you an incredible opportunity to explore all the historical treasures of this enchanting imperial capital and perhaps participate in authentic cultural and artistic experiences. You may wish to stroll through Higashiyama, a beautifully preserved ancient district, where heritage temples, shrines and strolling gardens line the streets and side-alleys. This atmospheric district is home to many traditional-style shops selling all manner of local snacks, artisan crafts and souvenirs and incorporates several Geisha districts. These include historic Gion, where you may wish to return and book an exclusive evening of refined geisha entertainment at a private teahouse, or sample Kyoto’s sensational Imperial food culture and unique delicacies.

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Day 21

22 March 2024

Bid farewell to Kyoto and Japan as you transfer to the airport for your flight home

After breakfast, today, you’ll be transferred to Osaka Airport for your onward flight home, filled with endless unforgettable memories of Japan and your incredible cruise journey that you’ll cherish for years to come.

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Touring Experiences

Tokyo

Located southeast on Japan’s main island, Honshu, Tokyo has served as the Japanese capital and seat of the Imperial Emperor since 1869 and Japan’s political epicentre for a total of four centuries. Today, this mesmerising mega-city is a vibrant, densely packed global hub offering visitors a uniquely energising and enthralling experience like nowhere else. With its non-stop action, trend-setting districts, crowded, neon-lit streets and futuristic technology and high-rises, Tokyo presents the epitome of an ultra-modern East Asian city. However, the capital is also proud of its heritage and ancient cultures, evident throughout with its ancient strolling gardens, Buddhist Zen temples and Shinto shrines and traditional tea houses.

Mount Fuji

Located in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Mount Fuji is not only Japan’s highest mountain, standing at 3776-metres-tall, but is one of its most iconic national symbols. Over the centuries, this active volcano has been worshipped as a sacred mountain and inspired writers, artists and even samurai warriors. This near-perfectly shaped volcanic cone is dotted with walking trails, look-out points and revered shrines. On your fully escorted tour, you’ll be immersed in the ultimate Mount Fuji experience, experiencing the must-do’s on and around this striking snow-capped mountain, including taking a boat cruise on the caldera lake, boiling eggs on sulphuric vents and admiring awe-inspiring views from lofty angles.

Kyoto

Surrounded by mountains and rural heartlands, for over a thousand years, Kyoto was Japan’s imperial capital and today, is still regarded as the spiritual, cultural and historical heart of the nation presenting a more traditional face of Japan. Many regard this old imperial city as the birthplace of much of Japanese traditional culture, such as geishas, tea ceremonies and ‘Imperial Court Kitchen’ food culture and with a legacy of distinguished traditional arts, artisans still practice age-old crafts here. Alongside a bustling modern city, Kyoto ranks as one of Japan’s best-preserved cities, boasting the nation’s highest concentration of cultural, historic and architectural treasures, including an unprecedented 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and around 2,000 temples and shrines.

Your Holiday Summary

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 12 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Celebrity Millennium®
    • Classic Beverage Package
    • Tips
    • Surf Internet Package

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night four-star stay in Singapore at the PARKROYAL on Beach Road or similar with breakfast
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Tokyo at the Hotel New Otani Garden Tower or similar with breakfast
  • 1 night four-star hotel stay in Hakone at The Prince Hakone Lake Ashinoko or similar with breakfast
  • 3 night stay in Kyoto at the Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo or similar with breakfast

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Sightseeing tour of Kamakura by private coach
  • Day tour of Mount Fuji and Hakone by private coach with an English-speaking guide
  • Day tour of Kyoto by private coach with an English-speaking guide

All flights, taxes and transfers

Prices

20 Nights |  Departing 2 March 2024

Departing

Sydney

Inside

$6,999pp

Ocean View

$7,499pp

Veranda

$8,499pp

Concierge Class

$9,999pp

Departing

Perth

Inside

$7,199pp

Ocean View

$7,699pp

Veranda

$8,699pp

Concierge Class

$10,199pp

Departing

Brisbane

Inside

$7,299pp

Ocean View

$7,799pp

Veranda

$8,799pp

Concierge Class

$10,299pp

Departing

Melbourne

Inside

$7,299pp

Ocean View

$7,799pp

Veranda

$8,799pp

Concierge Class

$10,299pp

Departing

Adelaide

Inside

$7,399pp

Ocean View

$7,899pp

Veranda

$8,899pp

Concierge Class

$10,399pp